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Kitchen Disasters

Cooking Off The Cuff: Lessons Learned From A Kitchen Failure

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.07.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

I'd assumed that Japanese rice behaved like medium-grain risotto rice and would remain sticky when cool -- not so.

Lasagna and Me: We're Not Meant to Be

Vicky Kuperman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Comedy
Vicky Kuperman

It was a crisp Saturday morning in March of 2013, and as I opened my eyes, I said to myself, "Today is the day I am going to make a lasagna." I should have known at this moment that the day would melt into a disaster area, but I was not yet very good at reading my own instincts.

WATCH: When Cooking Fires Happen To Good Meals

Posted 09.07.2012 | Taste

We've all heard the saying: if you play with fire, you'll get burned. Well, it's true. But sometimes you have to play with fire. There's just no other...

Our Readers' Biggest Kitchen Disasters

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Everyone has had a disaster happen in the kitchen at one point or another. Your cookies burned, your sauce boiled over, or perhaps you burned down the...

Piano Chicken and Other Tales of Cooking Gone Wrong

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Holly Robinson

What makes the difference between a cook like Dan and somebody like me, whose efforts often result in meals like volcanic eggs, or those shortbread cookies I made where I forgot to put in the flour, even though that was one of just four ingredients?